Justin Gunn strolled down Wilshire Boulevard. His tricycle, made to resemble a rocket, turned heads and drew photos by passersby.
The back of the contraption had two heat exchangers hugging a passenger seat.
"We ride our tricycles more than our cars," Gunn said.
Each skate consists of a wood plate with two wheels attached. The user doesn't strap them on but perches atop them.
"Here you can see how they express themselves through their clothes and transportation. It's culture," Starr said. "It almost brings a small-town feel to a global city."